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New Jersey woman refuses help from Jewish First Aid medics

Lakewood woman having medical emergency attempts to refuse treatment from Hatzolah volunteers because they're Jewish.

New Jersey woman refuses help from Jewish First Aid medics

Two Jewish Lakewood, NJ men say a snow plow targeted them with snow and ice

Two Jewish men from Lakewood, New Jersey say that a snow plow purposely pelted them with snow and ice.

Two Jewish NJ men say a plow targeted them with snow and iceplayer

9-year-old Jewish girl killed in NJ car crash

Lakewood girl killed when car crashes into tree in Toms River area.

9-year-old Jewish girl killed in NJ car crash

This alleged Capitol rioter is dangerous for Lakewood Jews, prosecutors say

Alleged neo-Nazi who took part in Capitol Hill riot vowed he would 'kill all the Jews', prosecutors say.

Capitol rioter is dangerous for Lakewood Jews, prosecutors say

NAACP accuses Lakewood children of wearing racist Purim costumes

Chapter of the NAACP pushing for meeting with local haredi community in Lakewood after Jewish children accused of wearing racist costumes.

NAACP accuses Lakewood children of wearing racist Purim costumes

Flagship Lakewood yeshiva cancels Purim celebrations

Beth Medrash Govoha will not host Purim festivities for the first time in 80 years due to COVID pandemic.

Flagship Lakewood yeshiva cancels Purim celebrations

Lakewood: Torah scroll destroyed in yeshiva fire

Yeshiva in Lakewood, New Jersey completely destroyed in predawn fire.

Lakewood: Torah scroll destroyed in yeshiva fire

Watch: Haredi man stabbed in Lakewood

38-year-old woman arrested for stabbing Lakewood man in parking lot. Police: 'No signs this was hate crime.'

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Lakewood: Dead pig found outside rabbi’s door on Shabbat

Apparent anti-Semitic hate crime in heavily Orthodox Jewish New Jersey township during Shabbat.

Lakewood: Dead pig dumped on rabbi’s doorstepplayer

NJ man pleads guilty to threatening Orthodox Jews during pandemic’s early days

43-year-old New Jersey man threatened to assault Orthodox Jews from Lakewood with a baseball bat, because of coronavirus infection rate.

NJ man pleads guilty to threatening Orthodox Jews in Lakewood

Lakewood yeshiva student seriously injured in accident

Teenage yeshiva student in serious condition after being hit by car in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Lakewood yeshiva student seriously injured in accident

New Jersey: Parents charged with child endangerment after holding at-home gatherings

In Lakewood, New Jersey, parents face child endangerment charges after holding gatherings in their homes.

New Jersey: Police break up gatherings, parents face charges

Lakewood rabbi dies from coronavirus

Rabbi Michoel Tzvi Fettman, 39, passes away after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

Lakewood rabbi dies from coronavirus

Losing the labels: A lesson from Shwekey

Losing the labels: A lesson from Shwekey

New Jersey man arrested for threatening Jews over coronavirus

New Jersey man arrested after threatening Orthodox Jews for ignoring coronavirus restrictions.

New Jersey man arrested for threatening Jews

Homeland Security officials visit Lakewood for security summit

“Who’s who” of top law enforcement officials come to Lakewood to collaborate on enhancing security at governmental and grassroots levels.

Homeland Security officials visit Lakewood for security summit

Facebook takes down page attacking Lakewood Jewish community

'Rise Up Ocean County' page was dedicated to opposing growth of Orthodox community of Lakewood, New Jersey.

Facebook takes down page attacking Lakewood Jewish community

Armed man arrested near Jewish girls' school in Lakewood

Armed man with three guns arrested outside Jewish shopping center in Lakewood, New Jersey. Reports say the guns were not operational.

Armed man arrested near Jewish girls' school in Lakewood

'We never kicked Shlomo Carlebach out of our yeshiva'

In an interview which was conducted with Rabbi Aharon Kotler, the president of Lakewood Yeshiva, he shatters a myth.

'We never kicked Shlomo Carlebach out of our yeshiva'player

The power behind Rabbi Dovid Trenk

Rabbi Dovid Trenk, legendary Lakewood rebbe and founder of Moreshes Yehoshua Yeshiva, passed away earlier this month at age 77.

The power behind Rabbi Dovid Trenk

Lakewood Jewish woman charged in death of toddler left in car

Indictment against 25-year-old New Jersey woman for death of son who was left in car alone draws anti-Semitic responses online.

Lakewood Jewish woman charged in death of toddler left in car

Lakewood sandwich shop threatened after hanging Israeli flag

Kashrut agency orders sandwich shop to remove 'Zionist' flags or lose kosher certification.

Lakewood sandwich shop threatened after hanging Israeli flag

Is New Jersey group protesting haredi growth anti-Semitic?

NJ group warns that expansion of haredi population in Lakewood could lead to 'utter destruction' of Ocean County, New Jersey.

Is New Jersey group protesting haredi growth anti-Semitic?player

New Jersey synagogue vandalized

Holocaust memorial at Congregation Sons of Israel in Lakewood vandalized for the second time in less than a year.

New Jersey synagogue vandalized

US haredim give Yerushalmi Faction leader financial windfall

Rabbi Azriel Auerbach, the new leader of the extremist Yerushalmi Faction, returns from the US after raising more than $1 million.

US haredim give Yerushalmi Faction leader financial windfall

Torah academy arrives from United States to Germany

79 years after Kristallnacht - Kollel students from Lakewood come to strengthen Berlin's Jewish community.

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Four Lakewood fraudsters appear before judge

Lakewood residents accused of bilking the government of $75,000 appear before a judge.

Four Lakewood fraudsters appear before judge

NYC terrorist drove yeshiva students home to Lakewood

Lakewood yeshiva students shocked to realize that NYC terrorist drove them home a week before carrying out a deadly attack in Manhatten.

NYC terrorist drove yeshiva students home to Lakewood

Amnesty program for Lakewood fraudsters launched

New Jersey has launched an amnesty program for Lakewood Jews who defrauded Medicaid program, after mass arrests in June.

Amnesty program for Lakewood fraudsters launched

3-year-old killed in Lakewood accident

Tragedy strikes Jewish community of Lakewood, NJ.

3-year-old killed in Lakewood accident

Neo-Nazis strike in Lakewood

Holocaust memorial in front of synagogue defaced, anti-Semitic flyers placed on vehicle windshields in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Neo-Nazis strike in Lakewood

Lakewood rabbis: There's no such thing as justified theft

Haredi rabbis say taking Medicaid without meeting criteria is same as stealing from neighbors, pledge to implement prevention education.

Lakewood rabbis: There's no such thing as justified theft

Six more arrested in Lakewood welfare fraud case

Police arrest 3 more couples in welfare fraud investigation of Orthodox New Jersey community.

Six more arrested in Lakewood welfare fraud case

Rabbi dies after being hit by a car in New Jersey

61-year-old Rabbi Perets Schinerman dies after being struck by a car in Lakewood.

Rabbi dies after being hit by a car in New Jersey

Torah scroll stolen from Lakewood school

Burglars break into Cheder Torah Zev in Lakewood, New Jersey; steal Torah scroll.

Torah scroll stolen from Lakewood school

New Jersey Jews helping Latino family in wake of son's death

Jewish community in Lakewood providing assistance to the family of a 2-year-old Latino boy who was killed in a tragic accident.

New Jersey Jews helping Latino family in wake of son's death

Brooklyn woman 'disappears' after car accident

Authorities forget to notify family of Borough Park woman severely injured in car accident, leading to missing person's report.

Brooklyn woman 'disappears' after car accident

NJ town urges investigation of haredim

New Jersey township claims haredi leaders are trying to pressure longtime homeowners into selling their property to Orthodox Jews.

NJ township urges investigation of haredi 'blockbusting'

NJ town afraid of haredi 'invasion'

Residents in New Jersey town trying to prevent haredim from moving in, mentioning 'suspicious, creepy' realtors, fear of low standards.

NJ town comes together in fear of haredi 'invasion'

No Charges for Teens who Called to Kill Jews

Police say NJ teenagers who posted photos in Hitler costume, said kosher ice cream shop 'perfect for bombing,' 'did not commit a crime.'

No Charges Against Teens who Called to Kill Jews on Twitter